Orion Parachute Testing - Yuma, Arizona
Performed on Feb. 29, 2012 at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, this is the third in a series of the most flight-like parachute tests to date with a representative parachute compartment for the Orion spacecraft. It is the first such test to use a capsule shape representing Orion, known as a Parachute Test Vehicle. This video is narrated by Chris Johnson, project manager of the Orion Capsule Parachute Assembly Project.
Run time 4 minutes 3 secondsAudio/Visual silent